November 2017 Archive


York Region high schools return to the ice

High school hockey is back in full swing in Aurora. Five local teams are suiting up for this year’s York Region Athletic Association season, one of which will be looking for a divisional three-peat.

LONDON, ON - OCTOBER 9:  of the Sudbury Wolves skates against the London Knights during an OHL game at Budweiser Gardens on October 9, 2015 in London, Ontario, Canada. The Knights defeated the Wolves 6-2. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

Aurora’s Thomas named captain of OHL Knights

The honours keep rolling in for Robert Thomas. For the Aurora native, the 2017 calendar year will be one to remember, earning both the titles of top St. Louis Blues prospect and London Knights captain.

Aurora to look at ways to foster affordable housing

Calls for more affordable housing options in Aurora are frequent, but next month might bring some clarity to just what the Town can do to make it a reality. Council has ...


“Sherlock Holmes” faces identity crisis at Theatre Aurora

How do you introduce yourself? You start with your name, of course, but what’s your next angle? Chances are, you follow up with what you do. Aurora resident Joey Ferguson, for instance, might come up, shake your hand and say, “Hi, I’m Joey, and I’m a teacher,” but, he says, there’s so much more to him than that.


TA’s The Game’s Afoot – A Review

Theatre Aurora gives us an early Christmas present with the entertaining and seasonally set "The Game's Afoot”, or "Holmes for the Holidays".


Multimillion dollar expansion fosters student creativity

Creativity and collaboration are key skills in a twenty-first century world but, when you get down to it, they have been essentials since the dawn of time. It’s all in how you foster it.


PETER PAN TICKET CONTEST – Win a family four pack with your own personal Neverland

Peter Pan, the classic story about a boy who refused to grow up, is coming to the Aurora Cultural Centre and you could win a ...

November 23, 2017
Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 

Her Excellency presents the Medal of Bravery to Larry Douglas Martin, M.B.

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, presented 2 Stars of Courage and 39 Medals of Bravery at a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on November 23, 2017.

Credit: Sgt Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall, OSGG

“No one wants this mantle”

Aurora resident -- and Mississauga fire fighter -- honoured by Governor General with Medal of Bravery following 2014 explosion

Post-secondary future in the cards for historic Armoury

New use for Armoury part of a wider $4 million repurposing vision.

7.5% salary bump in store for next Council

Candidates looking to fill one of six Council seats in the 2018 Municipal Election can anticipate a salary boost of 7.5 per cent over today’s incumbents.

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